How to Find the IP Address of Your Printer: 4 Methods That Work

by Alex Smith Printer Support Services

HP printers have always been a trusted brand name for printers. They are quite efficient and reliable devices. You can produce high quality prints by connecting your devices and following some simple steps. In order to connect the devices, IP address is a basic step. You must be wondering, what is IP address on HP printer. IP address stands for Internet Protocol. It is a set of digits unique to your device. You can identify the printer and connect it to other devices. There are different ways to find and located l the IP address on your printer. Let’s have a look at some of them.

The first method is Common Prompts or the CMD method. Here are the steps for the same.

Steps to find IP address on HP printer:

·        Press the Windows key and type cmd. This will open the command prompt.

·        Then, type netstat-r from the keyboard and press enter.

·        This will display a list of all the devices connected to your device and printer IP address.

Another way of finding the IP address is through CUPS webpage. There are some simple steps which you can follow and locate the IP address of your printer.

Steps for finding IP address:

·        Go to the Applications folder and select utilities option.

·        Now, open the terminal.

·        Then you have to type cupsctlwebinterface = yes and click enter. This will enable the CUPS.

·        Now, open a web browser and type localhost 631.

·        Press enter, this will display the IP address of your printer.

Every printer or device has a network configuration page. Here you can find all the details of your device along with the IP address of the printer. This method will work for any model of your printer. Let’s have a loon at the steps.

Steps to Find IP address:

·        Go to the setup of the printer and click on reports.

·        Then click on reports demo page and select configuration report.

·        You can also navigate to settings and click on network.

·        If your printer does not have a screen, you can press the power or Wi-Fi button for 10 seconds to print the configuration page with printer IP address.

Now, let’s see the last method of finding the IP address which is through the menu of the printer. Follow the steps mentioned below.

Steps to Find HP printer IP address:

·        Pres the home button on your printer. It will display the menu on the screen.

·        Then, click on preferences option or wireless settings.

·        You will see the IP address displayed on the top of the screen.

If you are still wondering, where can I find my HP printer IP address. Click on hardware and sound. Under that you will see devices and printer option. Click on the printer tab and select properties from the drop down menu. There is an option of web services, where your printer IP address is displayed. You can now use this IP address to connect your printer to other devices wirelessly using the WPS method or with the help of wireless Wizard option. 

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